Walking champion of the year: Robbie Silberstein

Australia, 1981

Film
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Episode of Series “A Fair Go”.
One of a 7 part series which examines the impact of mental and physical disability on individual Australians and their families. They demonstrate the practical implications of coping with a disability in daily life at home, in the work place, at school and in the community. Presented from the viewpoint of the disabled person. This program is about eight-year old Robbie Silberstein who was born with a crippling bone disease.

Credits

director

James Ricketson

producer

Elizabeth Knight

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:12:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32338

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped - Family relationships

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped children - Care and treatment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → International Year of Disabled Persons 1981

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physically handicapped children - Rehabilitation

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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